Mexico's annual festival "Dia de los muertos" or "Day of the Dead" is a multi-day holiday to celebrate those that have come before. But while rooted in tradition, sugar skull-inspired makeup is hitting an all-time popularity high, making it the perfect look for Halloween.
Most women have the same exact problem: a cosmetic bag that's overflowing, but no clue exactly what to do with all the products. That's when it's time to take a back-to-basics approach: These 10 products are all you need for a flawless face--and our makeup application tips will help you get the look just right.
The ancient Celts believed Halloween was a night where the living encountered the dead as ghosts, demons, and fairies traveling into the otherworld. Today, Halloween is more about tricks and treats than spiritual rite. Keep the chilling tradition alive, and channel some of the eve's creepier creatures with our 13 scary Halloween makeup ideas.
Don't have money for that billion-dollar designer dress from NYFW? Ear makeup is one fall trend you can do at home on the cheap.
As a makeup artist and beauty blogger, I've heard it all. The world of makeup and skincare is vast and confusing, so I'm here to break it all down and answer the questions I get the most. If you want a crash course in makeup, read on!
We're always trying to find our next best Halloween costume. If you're feeling feline, we've got a litter of cat-tastic tutorials right here, including a full leopard face and Grumpy Cat. Take your Halloween cat makeup to the next level with these purr-fect ideas.
You've heard the adage "The eyes are the windows to the soul." But the eyebrows are just as significant as the eyes, framing our "windows" and, more importantly, our faces. Great brows make a world of difference when they're properly tamed and can instantly make you look more awake and polished. If your beauty routine is more Frida Kahlo than Brooke Shields, keep reading to discover the best tweezers, brow gel, stencils, and more. And for the truly adventurous, brows can even make a (literally) colorful statement.
Beauty editors and makeup mavens alike know that fall is when all the new beauty products come out to play. With New York Fashion Week in September, we're already seeing an influx of cool, on-trend products you'll want to add to your makeup arsenal immediately.
Forget the statement necklaces and salt rock lamps -- it's time to take gemstones to the next level. Check out this incredible crystal-inspired lip art and let your face do the talking.
Ever wondered how concealers and primers work to even out your skin tone? Here's what you need to know. Plus, how to find the right concealer for you!
Try our expert shadow, liner, and mascara tricks to take years off your eyes in just a few minutes--no surgery or injections required. We chatted up celebrity makeup artist Gita Bass to learn her top techniques for bright, wide eyes. Read on to learn how to hide dark circles, deal with drooping lids, and more.
Cosmetic Executive Women, Inc., an organization of more than 6,000 executives in the beauty, cosmetics and fragrance industries, awarded their annual CEW Insider's Choice Beauty Awards May 16, showcasing the best in mass market and prestige beauty products. Check out the award-winning beauty products with top honors, and see what beauty editors, bloggers and consumers have to say about what makes them so great!
In a viral video, Morgan Hanbery spoofs cliche makeup tutorials that are way too hard to follow.
Tired of putting in hours prepping hair, makeup, and outfits? Look no further than these five foolproof tips for cutting time in your morning routine and reducing the effort it takes to get ready for work, class, parties, or any other events. Be the working girl who looks effortless without the extra effort.
The secret to finding the perfect blush for you is selecting one that enhances your skin's natural flush. We've rounded up the 15 best drugstore blush options for five different skin tones to create this guide. After all, you don't have to spend a lot of money to get the perfect blush color; you just have to know what you're looking for.
Every so often, a product comes out that totally changes the way I apply makeup. The most recent one to rock my world? The Beautyblender, an odd little egg-shape sponge designed to help you better apply foundation. See how easy it is to use and fall in love.
If the cost of hiring a professional makeup artist has dashed your wedding day dreams, then you'll love this DIY wedding face tutorial.
Sometimes Grandma knows best, especially when it comes to beauty products! There are some oldies that hold a certain nostalgia for me: the way they smell, the way the packaging feels in your hand, the memories of watching my mother and grandmother apply them. It's a bit of magic. More importantly, some of those throwback products have stood the test of time, beautifying faces for decades. Check out a few of my favorite old-school beauty products.
Instagram revolutionized the beauty industry for hair and nail stylists, and recently it's blowing our mind with lip art accounts. Especially the designs by Miss Jazmina.
No matter what the season, matte lipstick seems to have a tendency to dry out your lips, making them flaky to the point that a Valentine's Day smooch sounds appalling. Pick up one of these hydrating matte lipstick shades, and never fear a dry pout again!
Watermelon is one of the best things about summer, in whatever form it takes. That's why we were so pumped when we came across all this amazing watermelon-theme swag. So if you love the 'melon like we do, check out these juicy products you'll want to buy ASAP.
Porcelain skin is beautiful but it can sometimes look tired and washed out. Properly applying bronzer and blush gives pale skin a sun-kissed radiance that looks natural and healthy. Learning how to apply bronzer and blush the right way means creating dimensional color and finding some balance. These tips for proper application will help give you a glowing look.
There's really nothing more classic than a winged eyeliner look, commonly referred to as the 'cat eye.' It's such a sleek, clean look, but it can be difficult to achieve without the proper technique. And really, what is the proper technique? The truth is...there isn't one. There are many! There are all sorts of techniques people use to create a winged eye. But I'm going to show you my way of getting the winged eye look below.
We're surrounded by shimmer and glitter at every turn this time of year, but let's not forget about the beautiful, velvety matte shadows. Check out this navy and purple smokey eye perfect for fall!